Tag Archives: Unmanned Carrier Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike

CNO John Richardson: Carrier-Launched Drone Program Should Pick Up Pace

U.S. Chief of Naval of Operations Adm. John Richardson has pushed for speedy progress in the U.S. Navy’s effort to develop a new unmanned armed aircraft for launch from a carrier at sea, Reuters reported Monday. Richardson believes the Unmanned Carrier-Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike program is the way forward for the …

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Ray Mabus: Remove Overhead, Redundancies to Move Navy Programs Forward

U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus believes budget appropriators should look at eliminating bureaucracy and overhead costs at the Defense Department rather than slashing needed defense equipment, National Defense Magazine reported Tuesday. Allyson Versprille writes that Mabus, who spoke at a recent American Enterprise Institute event, sees spending at some agencies as either …

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Navy Readies Bid Solicitation For UCLASS System Project

The U.S. Navy is preparing to issue a formal request for bids on the aerial element of its proposed unmanned technology for surveillance and strike missions. Four companies have prequalified to compete for the Navy’s Unmanned Carrier Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike program, according to a March 13 FedBizOpps post. …

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